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New Way To Play: Johnny Wright and friends embark on a glamping getaway

Johnny Wright is always looking for a good time, great food and new way to play.
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Black Glam: Celebrity makeup artist Valente Frazier on being bold and beautifying Tyra Banks

Sometimes, great artists inspire a new legion of creatives and that's exactly what happened for the subject of the latest installment of Black Glam....
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Black Glam: Unique Dandridge dishes on helping women embrace their natural hair

The latest installment of Black Glam features our style correspondent Johnny Wright as he sits down with celebrity stylist and natural hair guru, Unique...

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The Sundance Film Festival is right around the corner and it looks like The Blackhouse Foundation is poised to make a major mark at this year's event.The organization has announced that the Oprah Winfrey Network (OWNN) will serve as...
 Alfonso Ribeiro (aka Carlton Banks) is suing mad at the creators of Fortnite for allegedly ripping off his signature moves.The actor, who is well-loved for playing Carlton Banks on The Fresh Prince of Bel-Air, filed a lawsuit against Epic...

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How Black parents can start the hard, but necessary, conversation about suicide prevention with young children

An interview with leading child and adolescent mental health expert, Dr. Michael A. Lindsey that will help parents navigate the extremely necessary discussion around suicide prevention.
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Spelman College receives biggest financial gift ever from living donors

 Spelman College has received its largest single donation ever from living donors – a $30...
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Bipartisan Support: Senators Cory Booker and Tim Scott just got a law passed to help fight sickle cell disease

Two senators on either side of the political aisle come together to help fight sickle cell, the blood disorder that disproportionately impacts African-Americans.
Janelle Monae

5 reasons we’re loving artist, actor, and activist Janelle Monae

Janelle Monae is a force to be reckoned with when it comes to entertaining and...
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Little girl in awe of Michelle Obama’s portrait is writing her own book

 The little girl Parker Curry who made Michelle Obama’s heart melt is writing a book...

Sports

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Why disgraced NFL star Ray Rice thinks he’s qualified to mentor players accused of domestic violence

After being booted from the NFL after horrific video of an incident where he punched...
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Kaepernick effect: Maroon 5 struggles to find guest performer for Super Bowl Halftime

  Maroon 5 is set to headline the Super Bowl halftime show on Feb. 3, 2019,...
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‘I don’t even know if I dreamed of that before’: LeBron James praises teammate Lonzo Ball

Following the Los Angeles Lakers’ 128-100 victory over the Charlotte Hornets on Saturday, the GOAT LeBron...
Shareef O'Neal

Shaquille O’Neal’s UCLA basketball standout son undergoes heart surgery

Shaquille O'Neal's son, Shareef, underwent heart surgery on Thursday to correct an irregularity that forced...
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Steph Curry ‘I was joking’ about fake moon landing comment

 Steph Curry wants his fans to be more empowered by their own fact-finding mission than...

Business

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Byron Allen on diversity in business: ‘I have to work 100 times harder’ than a white person

Chairman and CEO of Entertainment Studios, Byron Allen, recently sat down with Variety to discuss his rise in the entertainment world and how he had to fight through years of racism and discrimination.
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OPINION: It’s time for leaders of America’s top tech companies to make diversity a priority and not just a promise

It’s time for the leaders of America’s top tech companies to take the necessary measures to fix their diversity disaster once and for all.
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Tech Spotlight: Lisa Gelobter is helping employees and employers navigate the complexities of work place harassment

Lisa Gelobter's teQuitablenuses technology to make companies more equitable addressing issues of bias, discrimination, and harassment.
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Jay-Z, Diddy, Nas, and Kendrick Lamar are hip-hop’s biggest earners according to ‘Forbes’

 Forbes has released its annual list of hip-hop's biggest earners and we were surprised by...
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Beats by Dre joining with the NBA in new business partnership

 Beats by Dre and the NBA announced they have teamed up to make the popular...